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Despite Peace Plan, 15 Syrian Protesters Killed

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Despite Peace Plan, 15 Syrian Protesters Killed

Middle East

Despite Peace Plan, 15 Syrian Protesters Killed

Despite Peace Plan, 15 Syrian Protesters Killed

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At least 15 people are dead in Syria as a result of a crackdown on demonstrators. The deaths throw into question the credibility of Syria's commitment to the Arab League peace plan. Under the plan, the Syrian government agreed to halt violence against protesters and withdraw its tanks from urban areas.